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Wendel Arthur M., Somers Tarah S., Freed Jennifer, Hall Elisha, October, 2019
Other
Peer Reviewed
What would you want to know before your children attend a day care opening in a former industrial building or adjacent to a nail salon? Are children at risk if their new preschool is located on former farmland where lead arsenate pesticide might…
Gilden Robyn, McElroy Katie, Friedmann Erika, Spanier Adam, Son Heesook, Witherspoon Nsedu Obot, Paul Hester, March, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: In this study, we evaluated the effectiveness of an environmental health training program for child care providers. Methods: We conducted a retrospective analysis to evaluate a 5-state training program using a 20-question pretest and…
Noguchi Miyuki, Mizukoshi Atsushi, Yanagisawa Yukio, Yamasaki Akihiro, July, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

We measured temporal changes in concentrations of total volatile organic compounds (TVOCs) and individual volatile organic compounds in a newly built daycare center. The temporal changes of the TVOC concentrations were monitored with a photo…

Somers Tarah S., Ulirsch Gregory V., June, 2016
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The purpose of this column is to inform readers of ATSDR's activities and initiatives to better understand the relationship between exposure to hazardous substances in the environment and their impact on human health and how to protect public health…
Gagnon Fabien, Poulin Patrick, Leclerc Jean-Marc, Dessau Jean-Claude, Abab Aryan, Arsenault Pamela, El-Turaby Fady, Lachance-Paquette Guillaume, Vezina Felix-Antoine, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
OBJECTIVES: To invite and support managers of child care centres to measure radon concentrations in their buildings. Their ability to carry out a measurement protocol and communication plan was also evaluated as well as the intention of parents and…
Hudson Gwendolyn, Miller Gregory G., Seikel Kathy, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Infants and young children under five years of age are uniquely vulnerable to certain environmental contaminants. Some of these contaminants have been found in early learning environments (ELEs), or child care and family child care settings where…
Seltenrich Nate, May, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of recent research on the presence of potentially harmful chemicals in child care settings, the role of staff education in the improvement of indoor child care environments, and the regulation of chemical use in child care settings
Somers Tarah S., Harvey Margaret L., Rusnak Sharee Major, May/June 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the Screening Assessment for Environmental Risk (SAFER) program, a partnership between the Connecticut Department of Public Health Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment Program and the Child Day Care Licensing Program,…
Read Marilyn, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the use of color in physical design features of the exterior and interior design of 101 Alabama child care centers, as a way of creating stimulating, harmonious, and organized child care environments
Preston Benjamin L., Warren Rueben C., Stewart Peter, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the influences of urbanization, race/ethnicity, and education on the environmental awareness and exposure to environmental hazards of low-income Head Start families, based on a sample of 763 low-income, female-headed households in the…
LaFollette Sharron, Hobson Angela, Crank Jessica, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study to increase day care operators? awareness of poor indoor air quality?s potential health hazards for children in Illinois
Stevenson Harold W., Parker Timothy, Wilkinson Alex, Bonnevaux Beatrice, Gonzalez Max, Greenfield Patricia M., 1978
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study investigating the influence of schooling and general environmental condition on the development of memory and cognitive skills in young children in Peru